This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and successful completion results in a nationally recognised qualification. It will benefit anyone in a work environment, as it provides candidates with an understanding of health and safety that will enable them to contribute to any risk assessment based health and safety management system.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Any employee, but especially those with key roles or responsibilities. An excellent grounding for those aspiring to a more senior role such as supervisor, team leader, safety representative or representative of employee safety.
To ensure that delegates understand;
- An overview of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974;
- Identification of hazards and risks together with implementing control measures for workplace hazards including – the workplace and work equipment, risk assessment, manual handling, hazardous substances, ergonomics and workstation design, working at height, transport and vehicles, noise and vibration.
Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to understand:-
- Health and safety requirements placed on employers and employees.
- Hazard and risk and the main causes of harm to workers;
- Health, safety and welfare provisions in the workplace;
- The importance of following safe systems of work, procedures and rules;
- Hazards and controls in respect to both safety and occupational health risks;
- How their own actions can reduce risks to health and safety.